Ad Effectiveness Research Manager
Updated on 11/15/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Global leader in creating interactive, social mobile games.
Company Overview
Zynga, a global leader in interactive entertainment, has a proven track record of pioneering social games that are simple, accessible, and engaging, with their games becoming the second most popular activity by time spent on the internet. Their diverse portfolio of popular game franchises, downloaded over 5 billion times globally, demonstrates their ability to consistently deliver high-quality, immersive gaming experiences across a range of genres. The company's culture encourages innovation and growth, fostering an environment where employees can contribute to the future of social gaming.
Consumer Software

Company Stage


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San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Market Research
Business & Strategy
Sales & Account Management
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Market Research, Advertising, or related field. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience (5 years) in advertising research, ad effectiveness measurement, or market research in the mobile gaming or related industry.
  • Strong knowledge of survey design, data analysis, and statistical methods.
  • Familiarity with advertising business nuances at Zynga Inc., especially within the mobile app context.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise effectively between internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in using survey tools and data analysis software.
  • Analytical mindset and ability to draw meaningful insights from data.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple studies simultaneously.
  • Experience in presenting research findings to clients or senior management is a plus.
  • Oversee and assist in the development and execution of ad effectiveness research studies from start to finish, ensuring the highest quality data collection and analysis.
  • Create well-crafted survey questions using survey tools and align them with campaign setup and performance metrics for accurate data gathering.
  • Act as the primary point of contact between internal team members, external vendors, and clients, ensuring smooth communication and collaboration throughout the research process.
  • Collaborate with the Sales team by providing expertise and insights during the pre-sale phase of research studies, addressing inquiries and providing guidance to potential clients.
  • Assist in post-sale activities, including setting up surveys and handling specific survey-related queries. Work closely with Account Managers (AMs) to provide necessary tags and information.
  • Take charge of managing study results during launch and throughout the campaign, keeping AMs updated for optimization purposes.
  • Compile research findings and insights into comprehensive final deliverables, including post-campaign wrap decks. Present the results to AMs and clients/agencies with clarity and professionalism.
  • Collaborate with other teams to aggregate benchmarks and relevant data to support Sales initiatives effectively.
Desired Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in Marketing, Market Research, Advertising, or related field.
  • Experience in the mobile gaming industry.
  • Experience in presenting research findings to clients or senior management.